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Biographical entry McIlwraith, Thomas (1835 - 1900)

Born
17 May 1835
Ayr, Scotland
Died
17 July 1900
London, England
Occupation
Member of Parliament and Capitalist

Summary

(Sir) Thomas McIlwraith provided some of the capital for the Strathleven experiment in shipping refrigerated meat and butter to Britain (in 1879-1880). The ship was chartered by his brother Andrew of McIlwraith McEacharn Ltd.

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Rosanne Walker